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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Yesterday, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Parabola
1-bolts should be the same for OEM wheels, check...

1-bolts should be the same for OEM wheels, check that both wheels are “ball” seat type
2-If you have never taken wheels off any car I’d suggest search for some videos or read the user manual that...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-15-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Parabola
I buy oil from FCP and return old one for either...

I buy oil from FCP and return old one for either refund or exchange for new kit. So, for cost of shipping I get the 6L of Liqui Moly Leichtlauf synthetic with filter and plug.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-13-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,877
Posted By Parabola
If you drive short trips, maybe drive in 1st or...

If you drive short trips, maybe drive in 1st or 2nd gear only, I guarantee it will hit 200+F pretty fast :)
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-07-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,465
Posted By Parabola
I've had mkIV Golf 2.0 for like 9 years...briefly...

I've had mkIV Golf 2.0 for like 9 years...briefly switched to E90 328i and then came back to mk7 GTI. Wife driwes GSW, so far both cars have been excellent and trouble free.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-01-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,115
Posted By Parabola
I like living on the edge :). Seriously, I'll...

I like living on the edge :).
Seriously, I'll ride it out just to see how long will it last before replacing.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-01-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,115
Posted By Parabola
I am at 3.5 yrs on original battery.

I am at 3.5 yrs on original battery.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-16-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,079
Posted By Parabola
I ditched Austins for Durbans on my GTI, just a...

I ditched Austins for Durbans on my GTI, just a plain old five double-spoke silver wheels. Couldn't stand that shiny stuff...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-15-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,692
Posted By Parabola
Kuka or ABB robots are most widely used in auto...

Kuka or ABB robots are most widely used in auto production. Kuka is German company, actually owned by Chinese...and ABB builds robots in China...so all our cars are built by the Chinese robots.

I...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,093
Posted By Parabola
I’ve had probably 600-700 lbs of cement bags,...

I’ve had probably 600-700 lbs of cement bags, tiles, mortar for tiles..no issues, it did look pretty lowered in the back.
I mean it’s a 5 passenger car, so it’s like driving with three fat asses in...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,800
Posted By Parabola
Have you tried farting in your car? That’s the...

Have you tried farting in your car? That’s the first order of business in a brand new car.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-21-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Parabola
It's just some "sweating"...wouldn't call it a...

It's just some "sweating"...wouldn't call it a leak. Mine is similar.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-14-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Parabola
Yes all 5 said so. I can also point you to other...

Yes all 5 said so. I can also point you to other 5 people who have had premature HID failures...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-14-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Parabola
This is why I don’t use the auto headlights...

This is why I don’t use the auto headlights feature...too much cycling which can lead to premature death. I think I can turn the lights on manually when the situation requires...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-10-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By Parabola
Leichtlauf High Tech 5W-40

Leichtlauf High Tech 5W-40
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-09-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Parabola
Annoying front knock suspension

2015 GTI...Had annoying knocking at low speeds, going over bumps, railroad crossings etc coming from the front left side for the past 6 months...finally had some time to lift the car up and check out...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-07-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,369
Posted By Parabola
You can’t permanently disable ASS (at least not...

You can’t permanently disable ASS (at least not in any regular way) because manufacturers get $$ from EPA for having these things on the cars turn on by default when you start your turbo econobox or...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-06-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,369
Posted By Parabola
Sure...I should add that I am happy it doesn’t...

Sure...I should add that I am happy it doesn’t have any of that DAP nonsense either :)
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-06-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,369
Posted By Parabola
I am happy that my ‘15 GTI doesn’t have this...

I am happy that my ‘15 GTI doesn’t have this nonsense.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-06-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,814
Posted By Parabola
It is impossible to have any real scientific or...

It is impossible to have any real scientific or practical way of measuring which car will be safer in the crash unless you conduct the crash test in a controlled environment under the same conditions...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-04-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,235
Posted By Parabola
Good luck trying to pull that out without proper...

Good luck trying to pull that out without proper tools...it's not a sheet metal like on body panel, it's a closed section of heavier gauge higher strength steel.
Anyway, be happy it didn't fall on...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-04-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,235
Posted By Parabola
Why were you jacking back of the car for an oil...

Why were you jacking back of the car for an oil change?
Like everyone said, find a body shop and a be ready for at least $1000 bill. After you get it back buy an oil exctractor, 15 min mess-free oil...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-04-2018, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By Parabola
Code them out and turn them off. Cheapest fix.

Code them out and turn them off. Cheapest fix.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-04-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By Parabola
But what if you....shift it yourself?

But what if you....shift it yourself?
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-02-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,210
Posted By Parabola
If I had both I'd keep S3. It's a better car.

If I had both I'd keep S3. It's a better car.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-30-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By Parabola
I have Helix in my 2015 S, it is quite comparable...

I have Helix in my 2015 S, it is quite comparable to Fender if not better (I have Fender in GSW).
You can place Helix right on top of the spare if you remove little rubber feet from the unit. Once...
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